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American English Pronunciation - Adult (Online)

10:00am - 12:00pm
Online Branch
Closed
Required
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Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Culture & Language
Required
Event Details:

This class is designed for English language learners. Improve your spoken English as we focus on listening and speaking skills with an emphasis on everyday pronunciation, intonation, and stress, as well as unique American rhythms.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Preparation for US Citizenship Exam - Adult (Online)

10:00am - 12:00pm
Online Branch
Closed
Required
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Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Culture & Language
Required
Event Details:

This class is designed for English language learners who are interested in taking the US citizenship exam. You'll receive an email invitation to attend an orientation first.  This orientation is required for all participants.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Reading & Vocabulary For English Language Learners - Adult (In-Person)

10:00am - 12:00pm
Central Branch
Closed
Required
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Library Branch: Central Branch
Room: Tapestry Classroom (Project Literacy)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Culture & Language
Required
Event Details:

This is an in-person class designed for adult English language learners. Improve your reading level and English language knowledge with evidence-based strategies that build your reading skills.

This event is in the "Children" group.

3 2 Fun (ages 2-3 with adult) TK

10:15am - 10:45am
Elkridge Branch
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Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: Belmont Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Art, Movies & Music

3, 2, FUN

Ages 2-3 years with adult; 30 min.  Ticket required.

Preschoolers get ready for school by doing things like talking, singing songs and rhymes, doing finger plays, and listening to stories. 

Tickets will be available at the children's desk 15 minutes before class.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Play Partners (infant-23 months with adult) TK

10:30am - 11:00am
East Columbia Branch
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Library Branch: East Columbia Branch
Room: Lucille Clifton Rooms A/B
Age Group: Children

PLAY PARTNERS

Ages newborns-23 months with adult; 20-30 min. Ticket required.

Newborns and toddlers learn to express feelings, language, and movement through stories, baby games, musical activities, and playtime. 

Tickets will be available at the children's desk 15 minutes before class.

Event Details:

Ticket required.  Tickets will be available 15 minutes before class.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Craft Pop-up Shop, Jr. [ages 3-5 w/adult]

11:00am - 12:00pm
Miller Branch
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Library Branch: Miller Branch
Room: Miller Children's Classroom
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Art, Movies & Music, Crafts, Fun & Games!, DIY & Makerspace
Event Details:

Ages 3-5 with adult.  Allow 15 minutes.  Drop in.

Pop-in and make a fun craft!

 

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Pop-up Display Cards

11:00am - 12:30pm
Glenwood Branch
Closed
Required
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Library Branch: Glenwood Branch
Room: Studio A
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Crafts, Fun & Games!
Required
Event Details:

Learners will create and decorate three custom handmade Pop-up display cards. 

This event is in the "Children" group.

3 2 Fun (ages 2-3 with adult) TK

11:15am - 11:45am
Elkridge Branch
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Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: Belmont Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Art, Movies & Music

3, 2, FUN

Ages 2-3 years with adult; 30 min.  Ticket required.

Preschoolers get ready for school by doing things like talking, singing songs and rhymes, doing finger plays, and listening to stories. 

Tickets will be available at the children's desk 15 minutes before class.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Cancelled

Princeton University Art Museum: World Cultures (Online)

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Online Branch
Required
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Library Branch: Online Branch
Room: Online Classes & Events
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Art, Movies & Music, Culture & Language, History & Genealogy
Event Details:

This class is a part of the Museum@The Library series.

World Cultures

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Chill Room: Stitch Meditation

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Miller Branch
Closed
Required
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Library Branch: Miller Branch
Room: Avalon Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Required
Event Details:

For high school students, but 11 & up are welcome | Walk-in only, no registration needed, feel free to register for a reminder.

This event is in the "Children" group.

All Together Now (All ages) TK

1:30pm - 2:00pm
East Columbia Branch
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Library Branch: East Columbia Branch
Room: Lucille Clifton Rooms A/B
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Tech Skills or STEAM

ALL TOGETHER NOW

All ages with adult; 30 min. Ticket required.

Children build skills in singing, talking, listening, reading, and getting along with others through stories, music, rhymes, and activities. 

Tickets will be available at the children's desk 15 minutes before class. 
 

 

Event Details:

Ticket required. Tickets available 15 minutes before class.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Just for Me (ages 3-5) TK

1:30pm - 2:00pm
Elkridge Branch
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Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: Seahorse Children's Classroom
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Crafts, Fun & Games!

JUST FOR ME

Ages 3-5; 30 min.  Ticket required

Preschoolers go to class on their own.  They will learn to follow rules and routines, understand feelings, and talk about stories.  They may also learn about shapes and numbers, use scissors, draw and write, make guesses about what is going to happen, learn about the world, and be creative. 

Tickets will be available at the children's desk 15 minutes before class. 
 

 

This event is in the "Children" group.

Code and Go Mouse (ages 6-8) TK

2:00pm - 2:45pm
Central Branch
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Library Branch: Central Branch
Room: Central Children's Classroom
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Tech Skills or STEAM
Event Details:

Ages 6-8, 45 minutes.TK, ticketed. Free tickets available 15 minutes before class.

 

Explore the science of coding and programming with Colby, the programmable mouse.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Little Learners (Ages: 3-5 with Adult) TK

2:00pm - 2:45pm
Central Branch
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Library Branch: Central Branch
Room: Maxine White Warfield Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Tech Skills or STEAM
Event Details:

Ages 3-5 with adult; 45 min.

Fun stories, songs, and activities for preschoolers that spark curiosity and support learning. 

Ticket required. Free tickets will be available 15 minutes before class.

This event is in the "Children" group.
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Library Branch: Mobile Branch
Room: ORK
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Community Events

On the Road to Kindergarten (ORK)

Children, infants to age 5, with parents & caregivers. 

The library is coming to your neighborhood. It’s free! Help prepare your young children for kindergarten. 

  • Borrow books and other items like activity kits and toys. 

  • Learn about community resources. 

  • Use our free Wi-Fi. 

More information: hclibrary.org/ork 

 

¡La biblioteca llega a su vecindario! 

Niños, bebés hasta los 5 años con padres y cuidadores. 

  • Pida prestado libros y otros artículos. 

  • Pida prestado kits de actividades y juguetes. 

  • Obtenga más información sobre los recursos comunitarios. 

  • Utilice nuestro wi-fi gratuito. 

Más información: hclibrary.org/ork 

Event Details:

Wednesdays  3:30 - 5:30 pm

Apr 10 & 24, May 8 & 22, Jun 12 & 26

Deep Run Mobile Park

6551 Old Waterloo Rd. Elkridge, MD 21075

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Adult AV Lab

5:00pm - 7:00pm
Savage Branch
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Library Branch: Savage Branch
Room: Savage AV Studio
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Art, Movies & Music, Tech Skills or STEAM
Event Details:

AV Lab
Drop-in to use the equipment in the A/V Studio! Record and mix music or create and edit movies with the help of a HiTech Instructor.
No registration required.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Craft Pop-Up Shop [ages 4 & up]

5:30pm - 7:00pm
Miller Branch
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Library Branch: Miller Branch
Room: Miller Children's Classroom
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Art, Movies & Music, Crafts, Fun & Games!, Tech Skills or STEAM
Event Details:

Ages 4 and up.  Allow 15 minutes.  Drop in. 

Pop-in and make a craft!

 

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Books on Tap (book club)

6:00pm - 7:15pm
Off Site
Closed
Required
Offsite Event
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Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Required
Event Details:

Books on Tap reads across a wide variety of genres and points of view. Since we meet in the community, you are responsible for reserving the following titles for each meeting. Most are available in electronic formats, too.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Black-Eyed Susan Classic Book Club (Grades 4-6 RG)

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Central Branch
Closed
Required
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Library Branch: Central Branch
Room: Central Children's Classroom
Age Group: Children, Teens
Program Type: Book Clubs, DIY & Makerspace
Required
Event Details:

RG, Registered. Registration Required.

 

Discussions and activities about previous state award nominees. Copies available available for borrowing by registered participants at Central Branch's Customer Service Desk.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

The UnBook Reading Group

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Off Site
Closed
Required
Offsite Event
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Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Author & Literary Events, Book Clubs, Community Events
Required
Event Details:

The UnBook Reading Group

This event is in the "Everyone" group.
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Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: Elkridge Studio
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Crafts, Fun & Games!
Event Details:

All ages. Allow 30 min.

Are you ready to level up your gaming skills and have some fun? Stop by and play different video games that are fun for the whole family!

 

This event is in the "Adults" group.

English for Intermediate Language Learners - Adult (In-Person)

6:30pm - 8:30pm
Central Branch
Closed
Required
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Library Branch: Central Branch
Room: Tapestry Classroom (Project Literacy)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Culture & Language
Required
Event Details:

This class an in-person class designed for intermediate English language learners who wish to improve their English reading, writing, speaking and listening skills.  The class meets in HCLS Central Branch.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

An Inconvenient Book Club

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Miller Branch
Closed
Required
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Library Branch: Miller Branch
Room: Patapsco Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs, Gardening & Nature
Required
Event Details:

The Inconvenient Book Club discusses the latest climate fiction. This summer, we'll talk about C.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

English Conversation Class

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Miller Branch
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Library Branch: Miller Branch
Room: Ellicott Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Culture & Language, Race, Equity & Inclusion
Event Details:

Is English your second (or third) language? Practice speaking and listening in a small group.

Wednesdays, 7 - 8 pm

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Master Gardener: Ecosystem Landscaping

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Glenwood Branch
Closed
Required
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Library Branch: Glenwood Branch
Room: Studio B
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: DIY & Makerspace, Gardening & Nature
Required
Event Details:

Ecosystem Landscaping is the art of creating landscapes that are visually beautiful and that support biological diversity. Our pollinators, the basis of our food chain, need our help.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Nonfiction Book Club (in-person)

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Savage Branch
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Library Branch: Savage Branch
Room: Savage Studio (Classroom)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Event Details:

Join the Nonfiction Book Club to share your thoughts on a varied array of Nonfiction selections.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Nonfiction Book Club (online)

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Online Branch
Closed
Required
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Library Branch: Online Branch
Room: Book Group Online Classroom
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Required
Event Details:

Join the Nonfiction Book Club to share your thoughts on a varied array of Nonfiction selections.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

English Conversation Class

7:00pm - 8:45pm
Elkridge Branch
Closed
Required
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Library Branch: Elkridge Branch
Room: Grist Mill Conference Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Community Events, Culture & Language
Required
Event Details:

The English Conversation Class (ECC) provides opportunities for adult English language learners to practice speaking and listening skills, increase fluency, improve pronunciation skills, and build confidence to think and speak English in a relaxed

This event is in the "Adults" group.

English As A Second Language Levels 1, 2 & 3 - Adult (Online)

7:00pm - 9:00pm
Online Branch
Closed
Required
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Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Culture & Language
Required
Event Details:

These classes are for adult English language learners from beginning to low intermediate levels. The classes meet twice a week on Mon.